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The Sling Babies Ask For By Name: UpMama

The Sling Babies Ask For By Name: UpMama

Whenever I wear my baby, curious parents ask me about my carrier.  Having tried out dozens of carriers, I have a different favorite at each age for each different situation. If I have to choose just one carrier, however, I default to a ring sling.  Lightweight and compact enough to fit in my diaper bag, adjustable for different positions, and perfect for breastfeeding, ring slings are my go-to baby carrier.  Lots of parents worry, though, … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Coupons, Featured, Slings, Toddlers

Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

There are so many slings on the market, yet our friend Jen at NursingMotherSupplies.com sells only the New Native Baby Carrier. Jen’s a breastfeeding expert who recommends only the best products for nursing moms. Moms can wear their baby comfortably in the New Native sling while discreetly nursing. The New Native is a favorite of celebs like Keri Russell and Angelina Jolie who have been pictured using it. The wide carrier strap provides great back support, and it … Read entire article »

Filed under: Attachment Parenting, Baby Carriers, Breastfeeding, Celebrity Babies, Featured, Gift Ideas, Organic, Slings

Nurtured Family Coupon Codes for Discounts on Zolowear Slings and BOOB Maternity and Nursing Clothing

Nurtured Family Coupon Codes for Discounts on Zolowear Slings and BOOB Maternity and Nursing Clothing

Nurtured Family is offering great discounts on two of our favorite brands: $10 dollars off of any ZoloWear sling. Simply enter coupon code: ZW10964. Coupon cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon and may not be applied to prior purchases. Offer Expires: 06/19/09 Use coupon code BB10964 to get 10% off of your purchase of any Boob Design maternity and nursing clothes. Offer Expires: 06/19/09 I have the Zolowear sling in Solstice and it is … Read entire article »

Filed under: Breastfeeding, Coupons, Maternity, Momma Gotta Have, Slings

Wear Your Baby Eco-Chic Style (Review and Contest)

Wear Your Baby Eco-Chic Style (Review and Contest)

Eco-chic and earthy babywearing mamas, you are going to dig these hip environmentally-friendly ring slings from Chic Tots. Babywearing is a natural way to enjoy your baby, and you can bond while going about your day.  With a sling, you can hold your baby hands’ free and safe. The designers at Chic Tots are masters at inventing products that are beautiful and useful, just like inventive mamas throughout the ages. These gorgeous slings are not only comfortable, they … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Coupons, Diaper Bags, Eco-Friendly, Featured, Hip Find, Slings

Babywearing with Sarah Palin

Babywearing with Sarah Palin

Politics aside, Sarah Palin’s candidacy has brought motherhood issues to public attention: special needs babies, teenage pregnancy, and breastfeeding and babywearing. Sara Palin has been spotted wearing baby Trig in a Ingrid (Reversible) Baby Pouch Sling from Hotslings. What a hip baby carrier! The Ingrid is cream with abstract red flowers that read as organic and nurturing, with a bit of pizazz.  The sling reverses to black and is made of cotton sateen. You can get Sarah Palin’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Carriers, Celebrity Babies, News, Slings, Women's Issues

Babywearing Halloween Costumes

Babywearing Halloween Costumes

Trick or Treating with your kiddo in a sling, mei tai, wrap or carrier?  Make your babywearing part of the costume.  Here are a few suggestions from us here at Mamanista: Kangaroo – Forward Facing Okay, a marsupial may be an obvious choice…but still adorable!  Dress in tan, get yourself a pair of brown floppy ears, and put your baby in this adorable Baby Kangaroo Costume. Wear baby facing out in the kangaroo carry, of course! If … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Carriers, Costumes, Halloween, Slings, Wraps

Babies R Us Coupon Codes (Deal of the Day)

To Celebrate Labor Day, Babies R Us is offering some amazing Coupon Codes and Promotions, including $5 off $25 and discounts on strollers, baby slings and carriers, car seats, bedding, and more! Click to use any of these fabulous special offers! $5 off $25 purchase, exclusions apply. Offer good midnight 8.26 to 9.1 Save $20 on every Stroller or Travel System $99.99 or more. Offer good midnight 8.26 to 9.1 Save $5 on every Walker, Stationary Entertainer … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Carriers, Car Seat, Coupons, Slings, Wraps

Nurtured Family Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

Nurtured Family Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

SlingEzee was the first baby carrier that really worked for me and is still my recommendation for a quality, affordable padded ring sling. Now, SlingEzee has chic new patterns and an improved design to make the sling less bulky and even more comfortable. To celebrate, Nurtured Family is offering $10 OFF on SlingEzee Design Collection Baby Slings using coupon code TENSLINGEZEE. — WANT IT: Click HERE to visit Nurtured Family and use these fabulous discount codes (offers … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Slings, Uncategorized

Attached to Baby Coupon Code for Slings, Wraps, Mei Tais, and Buckle Baby Carriers (Deal of the Day)

We’re big babywearing fans–the closeness, the bonding, the convenience! So, we’re excited to share that Attached to Baby is launching a brand new storefront and you can save 10% on their selection of hot baby carriers. Just CLICK HERE to visit Attached to Baby and use coupon code MAMANISTA for 10% off orders between now and 3/18/08. Attached to Baby has Buckle Baby Carriers (or Soft Structured Carriers), like the Ergo, the Beco, and the Angel … Read entire article »

Filed under: Attachment Parenting, Baby Carriers, Coupons, Featured Store, Slings, Wraps

Along For the Ride Sale and Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

Along For the Ride’s customer appreciation days sale ends tomorrow (January 9) and you can enjoy an ADDITIONAL 20% off. Plus, earn $10 gift certificates for every $50 you spend. If you miss this great deal, remember that Mamanista readers receive $5 off orders of $40+ on Along For the Ride’s selection of baby slings, pouch slings, mei tais, and other baby carriers, including brands like Beco, BabyHawk, and Zolowear. Just use coupon code “Mamanista.” They also offer free shipping on all US orders over $75. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Carriers, Coupons, Sales, Slings